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Windyridge Cottage, Oxwich, Gower, Wales

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5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
3 nights minimum
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Windyridge Cottage is a delightful cottage with history dating back to the 1840's, skilfully restored and transformed into a stunning holiday cottage where luxury required in modern living blends seamlessly with character features. The property enjoys a fantastic location in Oxwich, one of the quaintest villages along the Gower Peninsula, the first place to be awarded an Area of outstanding Natural Beauty. The enchanting coastal views, easy access to Slade and Oxwich Bay, the Gower Coastal Path that passes right by the cottage and the heated swimming pool make it an absolutely perfect holiday setting. The cottage benefits from an entrance porch offering the first glimpse of the coastal views with the original wooden door into the lounge. The large lounge seats up to 10 people and has th...Windyridge Cottage is a delightful cottage with history dating back to the 1840's, skilfully restored and transformed into a stunning holiday cottage where luxury required in modern living blends seamlessly with character features. The property enjoys a fantastic location in Oxwich, one of the quaintest villages along the Gower Peninsula, the first place to be awarded an Area of outstanding Natural Beauty. The enchanting coastal views, easy access to Slade and Oxwich Bay, the Gower Coastal Path that passes right by the cottage and the heated swimming pool make it an absolutely perfect holiday setting. The cottage benefits from an entrance porch offering the first glimpse of the coastal views with the original wooden door into the lounge. The large lounge seats up to 10 people and has the pleasure of an original beamed ceiling taken from an old shipwreck, exposed stone wall and inglenook fireplace. The cosy wood burning stove set in the stone chimney breast and hearth is one of the many features this enchanting room has to offer. (Starter Logs Provided). The lounge also has a Flat Screen T.V with freeview. The country kitchen offers extensive cabinetry and polished granite work surfaces with a Rayburn Aga, electric oven & hob, fridge freezer, microwave and dishwasher. There is also a breakfast table which seats up to 4. The kitchen opens up to the generous conservatory which has a large dining table to seat up to 10, as well as a three piece suite, T.V and DVD Player. The subtle coastal theme is carried throughout the conservatory. The French doors lead to the upper patio area which overlooks the swimming pool, melding the interior with the garden effortlessly and providing the perfect setting for alfresco dining and entertaining. Steps lead down from the dining area into the utility room which houses a washing machine, tumble dryer and a second fridge freezer, with access to the lower patio, cloakroom and bedroom 5. To the first floor the split level landing gives access to:- The Master Bedroom - The elegant Laura Ashley soft furnishings gives this room a romantic warmth, with the vaulted and beamed ceiling. The two front windows allow you to wake up and lie in bed looking across at the glorious scenery and coastal view which is sheer bliss. A safety deposit box is also provided in this bedroom. Bedroom 2 consists of a king sized bed with a vaulted and beamed ceiling and is complimented by Laura Ashley soft furnishings. Bedroom 3 has twin 2ft 6 single beds and vanity unit, decorated with a nautical theme, again with coastal views. Bedroom 4 has a small double bed (4ft) and also has a vanity unit. This bedroom has good coastal views from both windows. Bedroom 5 has bunk beds (5ft 9 length) is located on the ground floor adjacent to the W.C. and is overlooking the pool. This room is furnished with a modern crisp white & grey urban theme, provides an iPhone/iPod speaker station and also boasts lovely coastal sea views.(Please note bunk beds are only suitable for ages 6 and over) All bedrooms have a dressing table or vanity unit and full length mirror. The family bathroom consists of a traditional roll top bath and marble vanity unit. The Shower room has an oversized shower cubicle with electric shower, washbasin and w.c. The following items are provided:- Complimentary miniature toiletries Tea, coffee, sugar Welcome Basket containing; Wine, soft drink,bread,butter,cheese,ham,milk,scones,jam & clotted cream Outside Area The spacious lower patio has plenty of room for enjoying a barbeque and entertaining, with steps down to the roman ended heated swimming pool. Steps lead from the lower patio to the front cottage garden which houses a garden pond and pretty flowerbeds. The upper patio also has a seating area which makes an ideal outdoor breakfast terrace. Please Note: The swimming pool is open from May to beginning of September. The pool is unfenced therefore children must be supervised at all times. Pool Depth 1.4m to 1.8m Pool Size 28ft. x 16ft. Water Temperature 26 degrees Beach/Poolside Towels are not provided. A travel cot, stair gate and highchair are also provided upon request. The gated driveway has parking for 2 cars with additional parking for further vehicles at the rear of the property. A garage is available for storage. Strictly No Smoking and No Pets allowed at the property. Sorry no Stag/Hen parties. We do not accept parties where all ages are below 25. If your booking/enquiry is for all adults please state age range and nature of your stay. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding Windyridge Cottage or the Oxwich area. We also have another property in Oxwich which sleeps up to 4 people. Please search 75 Oxwich Leisure Park on the website for more details. More
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Claire G
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2015
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Reviewed 3 June 2019

What a great place to stay if you want to appreciate the wonderful Gower beaches and countryside. The modernised and extended cottage would be great in itself but the heated pool gives it a real edge plus two sandy beaches within minutes from the door....More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This house is amazing, a real home from home experience with every facility available along with lots of extras. Fully equipped kitchen to a very high standard. Warm welcoming lounge, dining areas for great communal relaxation and eating. Very tasteful decoration throughout the property, plenty...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank Jacqueline R
Management response:Responded 31 December 2017

Hi Jackie Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our cottage, it is very much appreciated. We are extremely pleased you and your family enjoyed your Christmas with us and hope to you see you again in the near future. It...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a brilliant week at Windy Ridge. It is a beautiful house with five separate bedrooms. It has been decorated and furnished to a very high standard with many personal 'little touches.' Great pool to relax in and around and lots of space in...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank wkjerman
Management response:Responded 1 August 2017

Hi Both Thank you for leaving such a lovely review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Windyridge and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes Claire

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Thanks to Claire for renting us her lovely house over new years. The house is very tasteful and modern, we had 3 couples and 2 children, Claire's communication was amazing throughout and she even installed baby gates and cots prior to our arrival. It is...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank Andy H
Management response:Responded 31 March 2017

Hi Andy, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We really appreciate your feedback and are very happy you enjoyed your stay at the cottage. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes Claire

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.9 km
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